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Luk’s Bar to host fundraiser

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HUDSON – As the team of volunteers behind The Jenny Fund gears up for December’s third annual “fun’raiser,” the owners of a new Hudson restaurant called Luk’s Bar & Grill are joining the cause with a week-long fundraiser next week. Chris Normandin, an owner of Luk’s, which ...

Women in STEM Day

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NASHUA – Hoping to grow interest in science, technology, engineering and math, Nashua School District officials recruited roughly 100 girls from the city’s middle and high schools for the annual Women in STEM Day on Tuesday. Despite these career fields tending to be dominated by men, ...

Main Street Money: Time to sell?

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Every day, people come into our office and ask what we recommend they do with their investments. It’s a difficult question to answer, as my crystal ball is on the fritz. The conversation will usually go something like this. Me: “How are you feeling about your investments right ...

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Number of homeless veterans declines MANCHESTER (AP) — The departments of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs say the number of homeless veterans nationwide has declined slightly. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson told reporters Tuesday in New Hampshire ...

Nashua K of C chapter honors WWII veteran Tom McManus

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NASHUA – On the eve of Veterans Day, a day that also happened to be the 244th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps, Nashua Knights of Columbus Council 13904 and Immaculate Conception Church parishioners gathered outside the church to pay tribute to fellow Knight and parishioner and World War II ...

Milford company set to deliver stuffed toys to CHAD

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It began when Amherst Label Company president Nick Calvetti went shopping the night before with his granddaughter to pick out stuffed “snuggle buddies” to donate to the kids at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHAD). Calvetti’s kindness was spurred by Amherst Label customer service ...

Mental Health Court making a difference

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NASHUA – The city’s Mental Health Court is working to reduce recidivism while also saving taxpayers’ money by providing participants with an alternative to incarceration. The Community Connections Mental Health Court in Nashua has been in existence since 2006. In that time, the ...

Arrest made in June damage spree at Regina Library

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NASHUA – The investigation into the June incident in which Rivier University’s Regina Library sustained significant damage yielded an arrest, police said Monday. Taken into custody and charged with two felony offenses was James Colby, a 36-year-old Nashua man police described as an ...

Ready for the winter?

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It is time for the annual contest of wills at the Lemen/Broyles house: Who is the weenie? Who will break first and ask for the heat to be turned on? We play this every year: not exactly by choice, but more by financial necessity, because once we turn our furnace on, the Old Beauty starts ...

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Second boat, victim found in Lake MEREDITH (AP) — Authorities have found another boat and another victim after a fatal accident on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. Initial reports of the accident indicated that a 20-foot boat had possibly struck bottom near Bear Island on Friday evening. ...

Easterseals hosts annual fundraiser

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NASHUA – Veterans Count Nashua chapter members, friends, families and local business owners gathered at Sky Meadow in Nashua on Saturday night, as the New Hampshire Easterseals organization hosted its 8th annual “Salute Our Soldiers” gala to benefit and extend gratitude to United States ...

How President Ford saved Veterans Day

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When the so-called Uniforms Holiday Bill became law in 1968, many Americans ­ especially military veterans and their families ­ stood up and pushed back. Seven years later, the late President Gerald Ford signed legislation that shifted the focus of Veterans Day back to the reason it was ...

Several volunteer opportunities available in Greater Nashua

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United Way of Greater Nashua and The Telegraph’s web portal “Volunteer Greater Nashua” connects potential volunteers with nonprofit agencies who need help. It is a versatile website that allows people who want to help search for volunteer opportunities by zip code, interest area, and ...

Late Friday fire displaces family

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NASHUA -- Fire officials received calls from a neighbor of 14 Traders Way at 9:15 p.m. reporting the neighbor’s house was on fire. Several other people in the area also called 911. When officials reached the scene, they saw heavy fire. They set up lines and ladders, while performing searches ...

Habitat for Humanity Celebrating 25 years of service

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NASHUA – Officials at Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity celebrate their 25th anniversary this year, as a formal gathering took place Friday night to celebrate this milestone and the achievements made. In the 25 years of operations in Greater Nashua, the nonprofit has managed to construct ...

Dozens of New England dams present safety risks

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CONCORD (AP) – Merrymeeting Lake is like so many others in the New Hampshire woods, a bucolic summer getaway of cabins and second homes where vacationers sail, swim and fish. Like dozens of other lakes in the state, it also has a problem that is hidden from most of the people who come to ...

‘Big Tent’

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CONCORD (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that he welcomes the possibility of billionaire Michael Bloomberg joining the crowded presidential field seeking the Democratic nomination. “Michael’s a solid guy, and let’s see where it goes,” Biden told reporters after ...

Battleground: Health Care

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NASHUA – Fighting from the far-left corner, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts wants $20 trillion worth of additional federal spending to fund the single-payer health care plan commonly known as Medicare for All. Operating from the center-left position, ...